We're past the halfway point of the prep football season as we reach week five of Football Friday And it's the unexpected start of a new era at Lincoln High School.

New coach Brian Bechard led Lincoln into their game this afternoon against Aberdeen.

24 hours ago he was the defensive coordinator.

That was when news broke that head coach Aaron Beavers was out after 14 seasons as the Patriots head coach.

The 2-2 Patriots had an early kickoff with Aberdeen at 5 PM